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PRE-MAIL INFORMED DELIVERY

WASHINGTON – Buffeted by threats from Amazon (AMZN) drones to deliveries by golf cart, the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive: more freedom to raise prices on mailing letters. After a 10-year review, the Postal Regulatory Commission appears likely to move to grant…

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The Framework for Success

On October 2 – 6, 2016 a savvy group of insurance industry professionals will meet for the 2016 Risk Management Summit to be inspired and educated with new ideas, concepts and products that will ultimately drive business growth. This year’s theme, “The Framework for Success”, will focus on providing the…

Topic: Blog / Conference / Technology
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U.S. Postage Stamp Price Drop to 47 Cents

On Sunday, April 10, 2016 the U.S. Postal Service dropped mail prices for the first time in 100 years. The price of a postage stamp dropped by two cents, to 47 cents for a one-ounce letter.  

Topic: Blog / Legislation / Technology
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Inventor of Email @ Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, widely credited as the creator of email, has died, he was 74. Tomlinson sent the very first email back in 1971; at the time, he was working in Boston at Bolt, Beranek, and Newman (BBN), a company that was instrumental in the development of a very early version…

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Volume of U.S. Mail Continues to Drop

Investor’s Business Daily: The postal service is delivering itself into bankruptcy, audit shows. Declining business and rising expenses are not exactly a recipe for long-term business success, but that is exactly what’s going on at the U.S. Postal Service right now, the Government Accountability Office told a congressional panel on…

Topic: Blog / Legislation / Technology
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Desktop Browser Market Share 2008-2015

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USPS Will Now Email You Pictures Of Your Mail

The Huffington Post: The United States Postal Service is rolling out a new email initiative to make receiving snail mail more convenient. The new, free service, called “Informed Delivery,” will email “black and white images of your actual letter-sized mail pieces” to you by 11:00am EST on the day the…

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